Mascots can be idiots too and it’s all fun and games until the lawyers get involved.
For the last few days, I’ve managed to irritate a number of hockey fans from Waterloo, while being ignored by the United States Hockey League, when I asked about a comedy routine performed by the Black Hawks mascot in Waterloo.
Tommy Hawk, the longtime mascot for the USHL team, occasionally does a routine where he beats up and abuses a doll dressed up as a referee. Apparently, even questioning the appropriateness of the routine crosses a line for a lot of Black Hawk fans.
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